The Elongated Square Pyramid

The elongated square pyramid is the 8th Johnson solid (J8). It has 9 vertices, 16 edges, and 9 faces (4 equilateral triangles and 5 squares).

The elongated square

The elongated square pyramid can be constructed by attaching a square pyramid to a cube.

Attaching another square pyramid to the opposite end of the cube produces the elongated square bipyramid.


Here are some views of the elongated square pyramid from various angles:

Projection Envelope Description

Top view.


Side view.


Diagonal side view.


The Cartesian coordinates of the elongated square pyramid with edge length 2 are:

Last updated 18 Jun 2019.

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